No One Left Behind: Reflections on human rights and civil liberties during the COVID-19 pandemic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAp8ippraDA The COVID-19 pandemic has served as a flashpoint for human rights and civil liberties, with many communities fighting for vital public health measures. Addressing the social determinants of health, such as race, class, gender, housing, colonialism, disability, age, working conditions, and immigration status, are essential for a meaningful public health response to COVID-19. Over […]

2022 Annual General Meeting

Zoom

    The BCCLA’s 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) is an opportunity to hear highlights of the Association’s work over the past year and our key priorities into the months ahead. We will also conduct AGM business and announce our new Board members. The evening will be followed by a virtual panel Systems of Criminalization […]

2023 Annual General Meeting

Zoom

  Join us to hear from BCCLA Board and staff about our work fighting for civil liberties and human rights for all. We will be conducting usual AGM business and announcing our new Board members. The evening will be followed by a panel featuring BCCLA staff lawyers. This free online event will dive into the […]

Know Your Rights: The Arrest Handbook Workshop

Wachiay Friendship Centre Society 1625 McPhee Ave, Courtenay, BC

This 90 minute workshop and optional 30 minute Q&A will help participants understand their rights on arrest, detention, and searches by police. We will talk about when you have the right to silence, what to do if you’re stopped by police, and discuss specific topics like racial profiling, bail, and mental health and the law. […]

Know Your Rights: Arrest Guide Workshop

Prince George Public Library 888 Canada Games Way, Prince George, BC

This free community workshop and Q&A will help participants understand their rights on arrest, detention, and searches by police. We will talk about when you have the right to silence, what to do if you’re stopped by police, and discuss specific topics like racial profiling, bail, and mental health and the law. This is a […]